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Spanish Shilling
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  • With the Free Press, Someone is Always Paying 1 week ago Our local free newspaper, The Euro Weekly News (Almería edition), lives from its advertisers. Evidently. It's not a pay-for newspaper with some responsibility to its readership.  Thus, its content can sometimes be somewhat partisan, taking the view, above all, of its clients.Such an example is a...
  • Sexist Toys 2 weeks ago Spanish toys can be sexist - you know, little fire engines for boys and pink dolls for girls. This naturally can stymie their later intentions to mature naturally and easily into either hetero- or homo-sexuals.You might think that the foregoing is ridiculous, but the 'Observatorio Andaluz de la...
  • Where the Sun Passes the Winter Season 4 weeks ago You've seen those endless agony of pictures from the Tourist Office - wide empty beaches, narrow empty streets, the impossibly long empty promenade? Honestly, it's not as bad as that here. There may not be many people around in the winter (the village, frankly, is a mess), but the weather is warm...
  • This Year: Next Year 1 month ago An interesting year indeed. In Spain, we managed most of the year without a government, and then got the one we expected all along. Along the way, the PSOE collapsed into third place obscurity. In the UK, the appalling Brexit was voted by a small majority and in the USA, an eccentric...
  • Mojácar Village: Quiet (Noisily speaking) 1 month ago I'm told by Blogger that you are now liable to see some rubbish about cookies when visiting this and other European sites. You can remove this superfluous notice from your visits across the Internet once and for good with an app (at least for Firefox) called 'I don't care about cookies' here.Here... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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07:19 AM January 10, 2013

Long-time blog written by someone who really knows (and likes) Spain. Humorous and informative

Geoff Barlow
20:45 PM September 23, 2014

Always worth reading. Interesting, informative and often uplifting.

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